Wilderness Whitewater

Canyons of Whitewater

Explore the scenic wilderness and beautiful whitewater of the Kootenay region, from the river up. Characterized by longer stretches of grade 3 & 4 whitewater, the Wilderness Whitewater has it all.

RATES
  • Youth (6-15) $149 plus tax
  • Adult (16+) $179 plus tax
  • Group discounts (8 or more)

DETAILS
  • 6 hour return trip
    9:30am-3:30pm start to finish
  • Mid May – Mid Sept
    Mon, Weds, Sat
  • Class 2, 3, and 4
  • Ages 6+
  • Hike down into the Canyon – not recommended for anyone with mobility issues
Fantastic Trip

“Would go back again in a heartbeat! Guides were great, competent , friendly and funny! Thanks so much Kootenay Raft Co!” – Terry Renz

SNEAK PEEK VIDEO

EXPERIENCE RAFTING ON THE WILDERNESS WHITEWATER

WHAT TO BRING

BEST WAY TO PREPARE

  • Personal bag
  • Bathing suit/trunks
  • Closed toe shoes
  • sunscreen
  • towel

WHAT TO BRING

BEST WAY TO PREPARE

  • Personal bag
  • Bathing suit/trunks
  • Closed toe shoes
  • sunscreen
  • towel

WHAT WE PROVIDE

A WHOLE LOT OF FUN

  • top certified guides
  • life jackets
  • helmets
  • wetsuits
  • booties

WHAT WE PROVIDE

A WHOLE LOT OF FUN

  • top certified guides
  • life jackets
  • helmets
  • wetsuits
  • booties

FAQs

We meet in Elko at the junction of highways 3 & 93. This is approximately 20 minutes for Fernie, BC and 1 hour from Kimberley, BC. Meet here at 9:30am!

There are no additional fees for equipment. For your maximum comfort and value, KRC provides the following complementary gear:

  • Clean, high quality wetsuits
  • Neoprene footwear to keep your feet warm!
  • Nylon splash jacket
  • Helmet
  • Lifejacket
    • Neporene gloves and sweaters upon request (for cold days!)

If you don’t have closed toed shoes, we will provide Neoprene booties!

You do not! All valuables and dry clothing will stay on the bus with our driver or in your car. Everything that goes on the river is at risk of getting wet!

As your trip finishes at 3pm, you’ll change into dry clothes and have the option of enjoying a BBQ lunch and some Island Farms ice-cream while you view the photos from the day.

This trip is geared towards adventure seekers looking for Class 4 rapids. Ages 6+

There is a hike down into the Canyon and therefore is not recommended for anyone with mobility issues.

KIMBERLEYS # 1 ADVENTURE CHOICE FOR 20+ YEARS

Great day

Craig and the team made it a lot of fun while ensuring we were well prepared and safe at all times. Would highly recommend!!! Watch out for the surprise. Rapid on the elk, it lived up to its name.

Frank Wood

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Fantastic Trip

Would go back again in a heartbeat! Guides were great, competent , friendly and funny! Thanks so much Kootenay Raft Co!

Terry Renz

Saskatchewan
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Wonderful experience

We took the day trip on the Elk River and we loved it. It was the perfect combination of great views, good rapids and the duration of the tour was perfect.

Rob Turner

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Very experienced

Their guides are very experienced and knowledgeable and it was clear that safety and fun were on the top of their agenda.

Rob Turner

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